Franz Beckenbauer: ‘The Emperor' of German football

Franz Beckenbauer: ‘The Emperor' of German football


Franz Beckenbauer, one of only three players to win the World Cup both as a player and a coach and who amassed a hard-to-top list of achievements on the pitch, has died at 78. CE Report quoting Anadolu Agency

Nicknamed “Der Kaiser” (The Emperor), Beckenbauer is widely regarded as one of the finest footballers of all time.

The only other men who have won the World Cup as a player and manager are Brazil’s Mario Zagallo and France’s Didier Deschamps.

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